Friday, January 30, 2015
A Chinese lawmaker was being sought by authorities Thursday after trying to dig out a five-story basement in his Beijing courtyard home, only for a giant sinkhole to swallow four of his neighbors' houses, reports said.
For decades, most urban Chinese families could have only one child. Now, officials in China's biggest city are telling young couples: Please have more children.
China is violating human rights at an intensity that is unprecedented in its recent history, a top watchdog group said Thursday.1 Comment
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Investigators have found that 15 Communist Party officials in Tibet joined underground Tibetan independence organizations, provided intelligence to the Dalai Lama and his supporters or participated in activities deemed harmful to China's security, a party agency said Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
China will this year hold its first large-scale military parade since 2009 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, reports said Tuesday, with one key goal described as being to “frighten Japan.”
A Mongol herder hanged himself from the gate of a Chinese government building in protest at land seizures in the latest instance of unrest in Inner Mongolia, a rights group said Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
A Chinese court has heard what is believed to be the country's first lawsuit over gay workplace discrimination, in a case that could have wide repercussions.
Monday, January 26, 2015
The Shanghai New Year's Eve crush which left 36 dead showed "critical neglect," the mayor of the Chinese commercial hub said Sunday, while insisting that those responsible had been held accountable.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
China's use of its own yuan currency for cross-border transactions has increased “notably” to 9.95 trillion yuan (US$1.63 trillion) last year, the central bank said Friday, without giving a comparative figure.
China is blocking VPN services that let users skirt online censorship of popular websites such as Google and Facebook amid a wider crackdown on online information, tech companies and specialists said Friday.